New Summer Handbag

I purchased this tote while I was in Panama City at the Hobby Lobby and didn't quite know what I was going to do with it until a few days ago.  I remembered a design I'd seen over on … [Read more...]

Hoopsisters Mystery Has Begun! Well, sort of.

Hoopsisters Mystery started last week and I managed to purchase it on May 31 when they released it early! Unfortunately I don't have my water soluble thread yet so I can't stitch out any … [Read more...]

Doggie Quilt Finish!

It was finally dry enough today to hang the quilt up and take some photos.  This is a twin size quilt. Mitered borders. The back was pieced using doggie fabrics that I had on hand and some … [Read more...]

44 – I visit Sarasota, clean my sewing room, finish a big quilt and much more

We visited Yoder's Restaurant, Alma Sue's Quilts and the Ringling Museum. Here is that "special exhibition" I talked about with the vintage quilts that I didn't care for. Photos from … [Read more...]

On the Home stretch

The twin quilt is nearly complete. I trimmed it up last night and measured it to find out I needed an additional 40 or so inches of binding. I overcompensated just in case and added about … [Read more...]

Quilt progress, embroidery project, new page and a card game review

I finished quilting the monster quilt yesterday and now I've gotta trim and measure it to make sure I have enough binding. I hope to get the trimming done tonight and make any extra binding … [Read more...]

41 – Juanita Yeager, Swap Blocks, Leftovers, New Toy

I attended a lecture and workshop with Juanita Yeager, art quilter. What a great experience! I worked on my blocks for the Scrappy Trip Around the World swap Playing with some leftovers … [Read more...]

Border Anxiety and Weekend Finishes

So I finished stitching all my blocks together on the snowball quilt late Saturday evening. It's always nice when good movies are on the premium channels so you can get lots done without … [Read more...]

Block placement and a label

Last night I did some multitasking! I stitched out a quilt label for one of my blog followers and while that was going on the Topaz 20 I took my blocks for my commission quilt and started … [Read more...]

Goings on

I had the full intention of publishing the next podcast episode on Sunday but things just didn't turn out like I thought they would. I recorded on my laptop and the recordings came out … [Read more...]